Events Diary

For details or to register, please contact dr. Ester Herlin-Karnell (e.herlinkarnell@vu.nl).

Upcoming events

Time and placeEvent
20 October 2017
12:30-14:00


VU Amsterdam
Main building room 1D-12
Institutionalizing Integration

Lunch seminar by Floris de Witte (LSE).
Paper to be circulated. Lunch provided.
16 November 2017
12:30-14:00


VU Amsterdam
Initium room 3B-59
Global regulation of online incitement to terrorism

Lunch seminar by Myriam Feinberg (Minerva Centre for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions, Haifa).
Lunch provided.
7 December 2017
16:00-17:30


VU Amsterdam
Initium room 2A-47
Transnational Representation in EU National Parliaments

Afternoon seminar by Ben Crum
1-2 February 2018
Just war theory and law

International conference; more information to follow shortly.

Past events

Time and placeEvent
12 October 2017
15:30-17:30


VU Amsterdam
Initium room 3B-58
The System for Selecting and Appointing Judges at the CJEU - A Critical Inquiry (2.0)

Lunch seminar by Henri de Waele (Radboud University Nijmegen).
Coffee/tea and cookies provided.
15 June 2017
12:30-14:00


VU Amsterdam
Initium room 1A-49
VU-CELS Lunch Seminar

The Pluralist Character of the European Economic Constitution
Clemens Kaupa (VU Amsterdam)
31 May 2017
12:00-14:00
VU Amsterdam
Initium room 1A-49
VU-CELS Lunch Seminar
Union Citizens and Welfare State Bureaucracy
Dion Kramer (VU Amsterdam)

12 May 2017
13:00
VU Amsterdam
Room 1A-49 (Initium)
Dr. Antonia Waltermann (Maastricht University) on 'Sovereignty and the European Union'.
20 April 2017
15:00 VU Amsterdam
Room 2A-45 (Initium)
CELS Afternoon seminar - Dr. Luigi Corrias (VU)
'European Integration and the Return of the Demos-Question'.
 
3 Mar 2017
13:00-18:30


VU Amsterdam
Main building, Forum 3
The European Union as an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Symposium and book launch

Download the programme
9.2.2017
Room 2A-47 (Initium)
CELS Lunch seminar - Nik de Boer
Judging European Democracy: Constitutional Courts, Democratic Legitimacy and European Integration

2016

Time and placeEvent
29 January 2016
10:00-18:00

Wyndham Apollo Amsterdam
Workshop 'Exploring structures of proportionality and justification in contemporary constitutional law: methods against injustice in Europe and beyond'
(co-sponsored by Access Europe Amsterdam and the VENI grant)
8 April 2016
12:00-13:30


Initium building,
rooms 2A-45/47
Prof. dr. Jean d'Aspremont will be addressing Structures of International Legal Argumentation in Theory and Practice.
Prof. dr. Wouter Werner and prof. dr. Gareth Davies will offer responses.
19 May 2016
15:30-17:00


Initium building,
room 3B-52
Asylum as a negative duty. Changing the burden of justification in refugee law
Bas Schotel, University of Amsterdam
25 May 2016
15:30-17:00


Main building,
room 01A-37
The exercise of EU criminalization powers after Lisbon
Jannemieke Ouwerkerk, Tilburg University
10 June 2016,
10:00-17:30
11 June 2016,
9:30-13:00


NH Amsterdam Zuid hotel
Trafficking in Human Beings in European Context - Alternative and Philosophical Perspectives

International workshop co-sponsored by ACCESS EUROPE Amsterdam

Draft programme          
30 June 2016
12.30-14.00

Initium building, room 2A-47
Lunch seminar: Dr. Bertjan Wolthuis onPrinciples of regional union. An extension of John Rawls’ political liberalism
Sandwiches and coffee/tea will be provided.    
Fri 21 Oct 2016
09:00-18:30


Symphony Building,
Zuidas, Amsterdam
EU Market Regulation, Financial Crimes and Global Security Governance
International workshop, co-sponsored by ACCESS EUROPE

Programme and discussions
Wed 16 Nov 2016
12:30-14:00


Main building room 0G-10
Dworkin's theory of rights in the age of proportionality
CELS lunch Seminar, by dr. Kai Möller, LSE
Fri 25 Nov 2016
16:00-18:00


Initium building room 3B-45
Legal Authority and the Globalisation of Inclusion and Exclusion
CELS afternoon seminar, by prof. Hans Lindahl, Tilburg Law School
Thu 8 Dec 2016
12:30-14:00


Main building room 1D-26 (Forum 6)
European Judicial Cultures
CELS lunch seminar, by prof. Elaine Mak, Utrecht University

2015

DateTime (place)Event
6 November 201512.00-13.30 in Room HG 15A33
Professor Sacha Prechal (Judge of the European Court of Justice)
'The principle of mutual trust in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice'. Commentator: Dr Evelien Brouwer (VU)
8 October 201512.30-14.30 in Room WN-F630Mr Aravind Ganesh, (Max Planck Institute Luxembourg/ IHEID Geneva)  
'The EU's Human Rights Obligations towards Distant Strangers'
10 September 2015 12.30-14.30 in room MF-A301Dr. Gerard Conway (Brunel University London)
'Old Habits Die Hard? Some recent case law highlights from the European Court of Justice and method of legal reasoning'
19 June 201512.30- 15.00 room IN 2A-45Dr Sanja Bogojevic (University of Lund)
‘The application of preliminary rulings by national courts: the after 'happily ever after'
5 June 201512.30-15.00 room IN 2A-45Prof Nicholas Ryder (University of West England)
‘A contemporary review of the relationship between the global financial crisis, financial crime and white collar criminals’. Commentator: Prof Wim Huisman (VU)


2014

Date Time (place)Event
11 December 201415:30-17.15 (HG05A02)Pavel Molek (Masaryk University): Material Cores of Constitutions - the True Eternal Obstacle for EU Integration?
4 December 201415:30-17:15 (IN3B-59)Marija Bartl (UVA): Designing a Postnational Marketplace: The Democratic Challenges of the Transantlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
24 November 201415:30-17:15 (IN3B-44)Marion Guerrero (EUI): Activating the Courtrooms: “Windows of opportunity” in strategic same-sex rights litigation before the CJEU and the ECtHR
6-7 November 201409:00-17:00
Wyndham Apollo Hotel Amsterdam
Towards a Grammar of Justice in EU Law Conference
16 May 2014  
13:00-15:00 (IN2A-47)
Elise Muir (Maastricht University): The proceduralisation of EU anti-discrimination law: a critical assessment of the 2014 Directive on measures facilitating the exercise of rights conferred on workers in the context of freedom of movement of workers
30 January 201415:30-17:30 (IN2A-47)Prof Jurian Langer (head of the EU litigation team at the Dutch Foreign Office and professor of European law in Groningen): “The Court, EU-litigation and black holes”


2013

Date Time (place)Event
02-12-201313:30-15:15 (HG 5A-06)Marion Guerrero (EUI): Strategies for Social Change: LGBT rights litigation in Europe
22-11-201311:00-12:45 (seminar room IN 3B52)Nathan Cambien (Leuven): "Recent EU citizenship case law and its impact on the immigration policies of the Member States"
20-09-201315:30-17:00 (seminar room IN-3B58)Prof Michal Bobek (College of Europe): "The Importance of Being a Textualist: Darker Legacies of Purposive Reasoning in the New and the Old Europe"
07-06-201313:30-17:00 (IN3B44)Corporate Social Responsibility and production standards viewed through the lens of EU competition law
06-06-201315:30-17:00 (seminar room IN3B58)Dr Tobias Lenz (VU): "The Political Economy of 'Institutional Symbolism': the The EU and Parliamentarization Among Regional Economic Organizations" 
21-03-2013 15:30-17:00 (seminar room IN3B58)Dr Lyn Tjon Soei Len (University of Amsterdam/Centre for European Contract Law): The effects of Contracts Beyond Frontiers: A Capabilities Perspective on Externalities and Contract Law in Europe.”
07-03-201312:30-14:00 (seminar room HG06A02)Dr Joana Mendes (University of Amsterdam): “Procedural legitimacy between legal geographies and transnational spaces. An empirical account and theoretical perspectives”
18-01-201314:30-16:00 (seminar room IN-3B 58).Professor Monica den Boer (VU/Dutch Police Academy): “The EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Complexities & Challenges Ahead”


2012

Date Time (place)Event
6 December 2012 15:30 (IN-3B52)Dr. Poul Kjær, University of Copenhagen: 'Between Governing and Governance in EU law'
22 November 201215:30 (BV-0H20) Dr. Constanze Semmelmann, Maastricht: 'General Principles in EU Law between a Compensatory Role and an Intrinsic Value?'
8 November 201212:00 (HG0G28)Prof. Dimitry Kochenov, Groningen: 'Tû-­Tû and Real Life: In Search of the Duties of (EU) Citizenship'
25 october 201213:00 (HG-0G08)Dr. Luigi Corrias, VU University: 'European Integration: Towards Political Union?'
8 June 201215:30 (IN 2B-59)Dr. Dorota Leczykiewicz (University of Oxford): ‘Where Angels Fear to Tread’: The EU Law of Remedies and Codification of European Private Law’
24 May 201215:30 (IN 2B-59)Prof. Deirdre Curtin (ACELG/University of Amsterdam): ‘Separation of Powers in the EU in the Post-Montesquieu Era’
2 May 201215:30 (UvA, Boardroom A001, Oudemanhuispoort 4)Afternoon symposium jointly organized with the UvA/ACELG ‘EU law as Global Governance Law? Symposium on EU-ETS’
26 April 201215:30 (IN 3B-59)Prof. Jukka Snell (Swansea University): ‘Varieties of capitalism and EU law’ 
9 March 201215:30 (IN 2B-59)Prof. Michael Dougan (Liverpool University): ‘The Impact of the General Principles of Union Law on Private Relationships’